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Rio Mau Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rio Mau, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rio Mau (Penafiel) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Source: municipal webpage Penafiel
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two barrulets wavy Azure, in chief two bees Sable garnished Or and set in fess, in base a fishnet Sable with a sinister facing fish Vert eyed Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "RIO MAU - PENAFIEL".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 February 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2017

Presentation of Rio Mau

Rio Mau Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 1414 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2017

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